Interactive Breastfeeding Classes
Every Tuesday at 4:10 pm at the Fort Walton Beach WIC Office
Every 2nd & 4th Tuesday of the month at 7:30 at the Ft Walton
Beach WIC Office
Every 1st & 3rd Thursday of the month at 1pm at the Crestview WIC
classes are by appointment only for WIC clients; however, individuals not
enrolled in WIC are welcome to sit in on classes. Call 850-833-9254
for more info.
Breastfeeding is the natural way to
feed human babies. Infant formulas
(artificial baby milks) are usually made from cow's milk!
babies are one-third less likely to die of crib death (Sudden
Infant Death Syndrome or SIDS)
babies have fewer illnesses and milder effects when illness
babies are less likely to grow into overweight children.
Breastfeeding encourages the best brain growth and development in
babies. Breastfed babies are more likely to have higher IQs.
babies do better with breast milk compared to formula milk.
Breastfeeding can save you between $1,160 to $3,915 per year,
depending on the brand of formula
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Florida Breastfeeding Coalition
Breastfeeding & Parenting
US Dept of Health & Human Services - Women's Health
Health & Nutrition for Breastfeeding Women -
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